The timing for Mageia 7, just prior to the recent release of the new
AMD Ryzen 3000 series of CPU’s, didn’t play nicely. Namely, there was an
issue with the system starting up on these new CPU’s that prevented any
type of installation, except for a net install. So, the only solution
was to release a new set of installation media, which are available to
It’s very important to note that if you have a working system, there
is nothing that you need to address. This release is primarily to fix
installation on systems with the above CPU’s.
Update wise, Mageia 7.1 has a fixed version of systemd and all
validated bugfix and security updates as of 2019/07/11. The core of the
distribution remains untouched from Mageia 7.